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Historically, updates to building codes are adopted slowly across the United States. From state to state, builders often follow different codes depending on how recently code updates in their area have been implemented.
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Can Structural Solutions Products Be Used in Commercial Builds?

Many commercial builders opt for premium engineered wood products, such as those in the LP® Structural Solutions portfolio, …

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Wintertime: How New Continuous Insulation Products Improve Homeowner Comfort

There's something about cold weather that puts insulation concerns front and center. While cavity insulation is the traditional way to insu…

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A Guide to LP Legacy® Sub-Floor Adhesive

LP Legacy® Premium Sub-Flooring is known as one of the strongest OSB sub-floors on the planet and is a trusted product for b…

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The Importance of Sustainability Storytelling

If you haven't noticed the "ESG" acronym, you'll likely see a lot of it in the next few years. What is ESG and why is ESG reporting importa…

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What Are Freeze/Thaw Cycles?

In cold climates, the best siding options will be those that help offer protection against freeze/thaw cycles. To withstand the effects of …

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Celebrating Careers in Construction Month with Top Builders

It's time to celebrate Careers in Construction Month, and we spoke to several top builders to see what drew them to their career in constru…

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Sub-Floor for Heavy Tile Installation: Sub-Floor Materials for Tile

Many of the most popular floor trends in new home construction and remodeling are heavy porcelain, ceramic and stone floor tile. While thes…

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A Guide to Passive House Construction

According to the Passive House Institute, passive houses save up to 90 % of space heating- and cooling-related energy compared with typical …

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Embodied Carbon Emissions in Buildings: Ways to Measure and Reduce Carbon Emissions

While many in the construction industry are focusing on building net zero, or zero energy ready, homes and improving sustainability and res…

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A Guide to Siding Corners

As home builders, it's critical to find ways to deliver top-tier building solutions for your clients while remaining efficient. This helps …

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A Deep Dive Into R-Values in Construction

Whether you’re building net zero homes, focusing on energy efficiency or meeting local code when constructing single-family homes, it’s imp…

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Best Practices for Installing Engineered Wood Siding with Brick

Siding is often a top contender for homeowners looking for ways to refresh their brick exterior or expand their home—and they are looking t…